• Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    The board of directors of the State Railways of Thailand (SRT) has proposed developing eight double-rail projects worth Bt300 billion to the Transport Ministry and the National Economic and Social Development Board, SRT deputy governor Voravut Mala, who is the acting governor, said yesterday.
  • Tue, 31 Jul 2018 18:42
    Cabinet nod for Bt85bn double-track rail project in the North 
    The Cabinet on Tuesday approved the State Railways of Thailand’s Den Chai-Chiang Rai-Chiang Khong double-track rail project, at a cost of Bt85.345 billion.
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:00
    PTT mulls partnership
    PTT Plc is interested in forming a partnership for the high-speed rail project linking the three international airports - Don Mueng, Suvarnbhumi, and U-thapao, said chief technology and engineering officer Chansin Treenuchagron, Chansin will become chief executive officer of PTT on August 31, 2018.
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 01:00
    BTS keen for partners join in on key rail project
    BTS Group Holdings Plc is open for all its business partners to participate in the construction of a high-speed train link between three international airports if the group wins the bidding for the project, chairman Keeree Kanjanapas said yesterday.
  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 14:52
    HSR project postponed, not scrapped, Dr M tells Japanese media
    PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad seemed to have walked back from an earlier decision when he told a Japanese publication that the highspeed rail project had been merely postponed, not cancelled.
  • Mon, 28 May 2018 18:40
    Dr M confirms high-speed rail project with Singapore to be scrapped
    PETALING JAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad has confirmed that the High-Speed Rail (HSR) project with Singapore will be scrapped.   
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  • Thu, 24 May 2018 01:00
    BTS aims to double revenue in five years
    BTS Group Holdings aims to more than double its annual revenue within the next five years, driven mainly by its involvement in big infrastructure projects. The company is awaiting the release of the terms of reference for high-speed and double-track rail projects planned for the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 01:00
    Pace of EEC rail projects picks up
    PLANNED high-speed and double-track rail projects to serve the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) are expected to begin services in 2023, with an investment value of Bt296.42 billion alone flagged for the high-speed train service, the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) said.
  • Wed, 28 Feb 2018 09:48
    Bidders to be invited in April for Bt200-billion high-speed rail project linking three airports
    The planned project to build a high-speed rail route connecting three of Thailand’s main international airports is expected to start inviting potential bidders in April, Deputy Transport Minister Pailin Chuchottaworn said on Tuesday.
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00
    Rail project pitched at Japan investors
    THAILAND is seeking to have Japan’s Kyushu Railway Co come on board for the proposed Bangkok-Rayong high-speed train service and join the bidding for the key project when it is opened to investors, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said.
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 01:00
    Completion of high-speed Southeast Asian rail link is still far down the track
    WITH PROGRESS made in rail projects in Laos and Thailand, China has advanced its dream of a trans-Asian railway network to link Southeast Asia. But no one can predict when the dream will become true, as many countries in the region remain at different stages of development and commitment.
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:00
    China’s Silk Road revival hits rough patch
    From a stalled Indonesian rail project to an insurgency-threatened economic corridor in Pakistan, China’s push to revive Silk Road trade routes is running into problems that risk tarnishing the economic crown jewel of Xi Jinping’s presidency.
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:07
    First training of Chinese engineers for high-speed rail project
    Thailand’s Council of Engineers on Monday completed a four-day training programme with 77 Chinese engineers in the city of Tienjin.
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:00
    Exim Thailand looks at joint loans with China 
    EXPORT-IMPORT Bank of Thailand (EXIM) is seeking a partnership with the Export-Import Bank of China to jointly provide loans for the high-speed rail project in Thailand as well as power projects in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam(CLMV).
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:22
    Go-ahead for Nakon Ratchasima rail elevation project
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s mobile Cabinet meeting in Nakon Ratchasima yesterday approved a Bt2.6 billion plan to elevate an inner-city section of the Map Krabao-Jira double track rail project to avoid inconvenience to city residents and commuters.
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